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basically the title

http://ncix.com/products/?sku=72914&vpn=N670%20PE%202GD5%2FOC&manufacture=MSI%2FMicroStar&promoid=1295


vs

evga gtx 670 ftw



assuming both can be had for the same price
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personally msi would win this round! the card would stay cooler in my opinion.and i had 2 670s with the 680 cooler and pcb and they didnt stay cool at all.but i got 2 lightnings with the twin frozier 4 cooler and problem solved. also they would clock about the same.
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post #3 of 24
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is 310 a good price to pay for a used msi geforce oc power edition or will there be a better price during black friday?
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post #4 of 24
at 310 u better pick that up now..black friday wont be any cheaper!!!
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post #5 of 24
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he's coming to my house to drop of the gpu, what benchmarks can i run to make sure the card isn't faulty?

preferably short benchmarks - under 5 mins?

ill also be noting his address and getting the receipt.

Hopefully this is enough?
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post #6 of 24
well msi policy for warrenty it follows the serial number..which is good for you
evga if he registered it ...your outa luck.
download msi afterburner+ kumbuster on the driver disc. or download it now so its ready..just google msi afterburner and download it.
but if hes bringing it to your house and letting you test it..99% the gpu is just fine..i go thrue cards every 3 to maby 6 months
Edited by snitchkilla11 - 10/22/12 at 6:40pm
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post #7 of 24
lol im so excited for you!!!
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post #8 of 24
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he's bringing his computer over, so what do i tell him to run to benchmark it for 5 mins just to make sure everythings alright?


and are you positive this card is better than the evga gtx 670 ftw and every other gtx 670 on the market?

I don't want to make the wrong choice

I was originally settled on the 7970 but my monitor made me go nvidia frown.gif
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post #9 of 24
but allways try and get it cheaper..also if you want to call me and i can hold you hand thru the process to make sure your getting a good card.
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post #10 of 24
the 670 pe is a bad azz card..i had one for a day but i took it back cause i got 2 lightings insted for a deal of a lifetime.otherwise i would have kept it..it was better then the zotac gigabyte and evga sc i had..they will clock about the same depending on the chip you get. the 7970 currently just got a driver update and has gotten about a 7-10% performance gain.personally i would stick with nvidia.drivers change all the time.the twin frozer 4 cards keep very cool and you can oc the heck outa the msi card.and there are several bios you can flash to your card if your want the max power.
Edited by snitchkilla11 - 10/22/12 at 6:50pm
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